Singer Group, FOMO Travel partnership set to disrupt the travel industry
Singer Group, FOMO Travel partnership set to disrupt the travel industry

The Singer Group via Amazing Holidays, one of its group companies, announced a partnership with a new web-based travel payment solution, FOMO Travel - a fintech startup founded by Andrew Katzwinkel in 2016. FOMO Travel offers customers a new and convenient way to book and pay for future travel.

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(Left) Neil Bald - aha Hotels and Lodges CEO and (Right) Joris Bertens, Managing Director of Sefapane Lodges & Safari.
aha Hotels & Lodges welcomes Sefapane Lodges & Safaris to the family

aha Hotels & Lodges has secured the full management and marketing contract for the Sefapane Lodges & Safaris, situated at the Phalaborwa Gate just 1 km away from the Kruger National Park, Limpopo, effective 1 March 2017. The lodge offers bushveld landscapes and rich cultural attraction, including the scenic Panorama Route.

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Biking through the desert
The shift from luxury travel to authentic experiences

Luxury travel isn't what it used to be - today, travellers are more concerned with the narrative of the trip than the brand-based luxury elements that traditionally drove travel purchase decisions. Travel trends such as adventure travel and experiential travel make this shift in perspective clear. In the 2017 Skift Travel Trends Report, M. Paul Munford says "the new luxury is defined by small brands with big stories."

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Partnership to promote Cape Halaal tourism
Partnership to promote Cape Halaal tourism

Wesgro has partnered with dnata World Travel to promote the Cape throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states which will see dnata conduct marketing and sales activities and actions on the Cape's behalf in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the next year.

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LTA redefines luxury in new travel incentive offerings
LTA redefines luxury in new travel incentive offerings

CEO of the Limpopo Tourism Authority (LTA), Ndumiso Matlala, launched the latest product offerings designed for the meetings and incentives trade at Meetings Africa, currently underway. The LTA is embarking on a campaign showcasing leisure and recreational benefits that the province has to offer incentive groups from around the world.

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Harbour eatery all at sea
Harbour eatery all at sea

Panama Jacks - best known for serving delicious seafood dishes for almost three decades - has become an institution in Cape Town. But the eatery at the Table Bay Harbour has been given its marching orders by Transnet.

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Morocco looks to new markets to boost stagnant tourism

RABAT, MOROCCO: Morocco's key tourism sector barely grew last year amid security challenges, but operators are hoping Chinese and Russian visitors will boost their fortunes in the coming years.

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Miguel Chan and Garth Shnier
Tsogo Sun shows off wine auction haul in intimate wine tasting

After a R3.7 million shopping spree at the Nederburg and Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild wine auctions last year, Tsogo Sun shared some of its auction wines in an intimate wine tasting at the Sandton Sun's chefs table.

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Primi introduces interactive mobile game
Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff, the restaurant franchise says it is the first game of its kind in South Africa where patrons can win instant prizes or the grand prize of a R30,000 Smirnoff experience for the winner and friends.

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Top Performer
Winners of annual Air Mauritius Travel Awards 2016 announced

The upper echelons of the South African travel industry joined Air Mauritius on 23 February 2017 on the 22nd floor of The Venue, Greenpark, to identify, distinguish and congratulate the top travel performers of the past 12 months.

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Family brand delivers global luxury rooted in Africa
Family brand delivers global luxury rooted in Africa

Not since César Ritz has one family name been as synonymous with quality hospitality as Conrad Hilton's has. For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travellers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, according to their press information, provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors.

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Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?
Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?

For many consumers across the globe their morning ritual will not be complete without a cup of coffee: at home, on-the-go or during a business meeting at an upmarket pavement café. Coffee is the second-most consumed beverage in the world after water. It is, however, significantly more than just a beverage. In fact, it is a global commodity that is one of the world's most traded products, second in value only to oil. Considering the growing global demand for coffee, what trends are being observed in the South African coffee market?

Issued by Insight Survey 1 day ago

2017 Budget Speech: Importance of tourism and travel finally starting to reflect
2017 Budget Speech: Importance of tourism and travel finally starting to reflect

Responding to the 2017 Budget Speech by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, the CEO of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), Mmatšatši Ramawela said that the message of travel and tourism as a key economic driver is finally filtering through government speeches and plans.

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